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Aussie Director Garth Davis Talks ‘Lion’ Success And New Drama ‘Mary Magdelene’

Given that his debut feature film, 2016’s biographical drama Lion, was an Oscar-nominated production, it stands to reason that Australian-born director Garth Davis earns increased interest on his profile as he gears up to deliver his sophomore project. Not the most expected subject matter, but in the current climate of #MeToo it is understandable that …

Mary Magdalene

REVIEW: Rooney Mara Stars In Slow-Burning Drama ‘Mary Magdalene’

There’s never really been any evidence that Mary Magdalene was the sinful prostitute history painted her as. As a supporting character in other biblical-themed films, her tarnished reputation made for a serviceable arc as she was placed predominantly in the background. For Mary Magdalene, Australian director Garth Davis (Lion) has worked with historians in a …